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Hitting the Apex (2015)

'Hitting the Apex' is the story of six fighters - six of the fastest motorcycle racers the world has ever seen - and of the fates that awaited them at the peak of the sport.

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Mark Neale

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Credited cast:
Jorge Lorenzo Jorge Lorenzo ... Himself
Jose Manuel Lorenzo Jose Manuel Lorenzo ... Himself
Marc Marquez Marc Marquez ... Himself
Dani Pedrosa Dani Pedrosa ... Himself
Brad Pitt ... Narrator (voice)
Graziano Rossi Graziano Rossi ... Himself
Valentino Rossi ... Himself
Marco Simoncelli Marco Simoncelli ... Himself
Paolo Simoncelli Paolo Simoncelli ... Himself
Casey Stoner Casey Stoner ... Himself
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'Hitting the Apex' is the story of six fighters - six of the fastest motorcycle racers the world has ever seen - and of the fates that awaited them at the peak of the sport. It is the story of what is at stake for all of them: all that can be won and all that can be lost when you go chasing glory at over 200mph - on a motorcycle. Written by anonymous

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Spanish | Italian | English

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23 September 2015 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fino all'ultima staccata See more »

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USA

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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The First Movie Company See more »
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Narrator: Every Sunday, as night begins to fall on Coriano, a flame ignites and burns in memory of Marco Simoncelli for 58 seconds. Grand prix motorcycle racing is the process of turning fire into speed. The combustion of fuel and air in the engine and the fire in the heart of a rider willing to risk everything... to win.
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Beyond my High Expectations, Outstanding!
23 November 2015 | by stukafgmSee all my reviews

I was at the International Motorcycle show this last weekend in Long Beach and met Mark Neale who I got my DVD through. Just sat and watched the movie with my wife and two boys and it was one of the best movie nights we have spent together because this movie was amazing. We were riveted from beginning to the end. The way the movie followed and built on the racers kept you riveted to your seat. My wife loved it also because it became so personal with the racers and really gave depth to what really goes on in MotoGP. Brad Pitt as the narrator put this movie over the top. Thanks for making it that much better Brad. I regret not getting Mark Neale's Faster while I was at his booth but luckily I can purchase it. Whether you are into racing or not you will not be sorry you watched this movie. Mark we are looking forward to the next one, keep them coming.


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